Results tagged “murder”
A Poplar man has been found guilty of the murder of his cousin following a minor family dispute that quickly escalated.
Paul Hamilton, 30, of Woodstock Terrace, was yesterday handed a sentence of life with a minimum of 26 years for killing 32-year-old Liam Hamilton, after he was fatally stabbed in the back with a large kitchen knife.
Police are making a fresh appeal for information over the murder of John Kennedy in a Shadwell pub in 1997.
Despite there being around 60 people at the scene at the time of the attack, no-one has ever been convicted and it will now be featured in Thursday night's Crimewatch.
A teenager who killed a bed-ridden 88-year-old living in sheltered accommodation in Shadwell has been sent to prison for 18 years.
Imran Douglas, who was 17 at the time of the attack, strangled and stabbed Margery Gilby in the incident which police believed began as an attempted burglary.
Three brothers accused of killing their cousin in Poplar are due to appear at the Old Bailey on Friday for a pre-trial hearing.
Noel Hamilton, 35, from Manchester Road on the Isle of Dogs, Paul Hamilton, 30, from Woodstock Terrace in Poplar, and Thomas Hamilton, 36, of Poplar High Street, have all been charged with murder.
A grandfather has been sent to prison after being found guilty of murdering a 20-yeaer-old in a row over dirty water.
Judge Christopher Moss sentenced Shofique Uddin, 51, to a minimum of 14 years in prison for stabbing Sultan Ahmed to death during the row between neighbours in May last year.